Auckland East by-election, 1921

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Auckland East by-election, 1921
New Zealand
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Turnout 6,621
  Clutha Nantes Mackenzie, 1931 crop.jpg John Alexander Lee.jpg George Warren Russell.jpg
Candidate Clutha Mackenzie John A. Lee George Warren Russell
Party Reform Labour Liberal
Popular vote 2,525 2,153 1,015
Percentage 38.13 32.51 15.33

Member before election

Arthur Myers
Liberal

Elected Member

Clutha Mackenzie
Reform

The Auckland East by-election was a by-election in the New Zealand electorate of Auckland East, an urban seat at the top of the North Island.

The by-election was held on 2 December 1921, and was precipitated by the resignation of sitting Liberal MP and former Mayor of Auckland, Arthur Myers.

Result

The following table gives the election results:

Auckland East by-election, 1921[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Reform Clutha Mackenzie 2,525 38.13
Labour John A. Lee 2,153 32.51
Liberal George Warren Russell 1,015 15.33
Independent George H Foster 862 13.01
Majority 372 5.61
Turnout 6,621

References

  1. ^ "Polling in Auckland East". The Press. LVII (17293). 3 November 1921. p. 6. Retrieved 25 August 2015. 
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